George Davy Burnaby (7 April 1881 – 18 April 1949) was a British actor who appeared in more than thirty films between 1929 and 1948. He was born in Buckland, Hertfordshire and made his screen debut in the 1929 film The Devil's Maze. He died on 18 April 1949, age 68, the same date as comedian Will Hay with whom he had previously acted.
Birth and Death Data: Born April 7, 1881 (Buckland), Died April 18, 1949
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1939
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, songwriter
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||74176||12-in.||approximately 11/9/1920||Daughters||Davy Burnaby ; Willie Redstone ; Winter Garden Theatre Orchestra||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist|
|Columbia||74178||12-in.||approximately 11/9/1920||Coo||Davy Burnaby ; Leslie Henson ; Willie Redstone ; Winter Garden Theatre Orchestra||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||vocalist|
|Columbia||75996||12-in.||approximately August 1917||The D.S.O. and V.A.D.||Alfred Lester||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia||76677||12-in.||approximately 10/29/1919||What's the matter with 59?||Davy Burnaby ; Jacques Greebe ; Shaftesbury Theatre Orchestra||Male vocal solo, with orchestra and chorus||vocalist|
|Columbia||76678||12-in.||approximately 10/29/1919||Green grass grew all round||Dorothy Brunton ; Davy Burnaby ; Walter Catlett ; Jacques Greebe ; Shaftesbury Theatre Orchestra ; Ronald Squire||Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra||vocalist|
|Columbia||76681||12-in.||approximately 10/29/1919||Tally ho!||Davy Burnaby ; Walter Catlett ; Jacques Greebe ; Shaftesbury Theatre Orchestra||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||vocalist|
|Gramophone||0EA8132||10-in.||10/25/1939||Lords of the air||Band of H. M. Coldstream Guards ; Dennis Noble ; James Causley Windram||Band, with male vocal solo and vocal quartet||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Burnaby, Davy," accessed February 8, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105323.
Burnaby, Davy. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 8, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105323.
"Burnaby, Davy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 8 February 2023.
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